Cob lessons: The wood stove is surrounded by cob for thermal mass, and includes a warm nook with shelf to culture yogurt. Not sure about the yogurt thing, but I guess I could learn. Love the cozy feel of this area and love the wood burning stove.
Green Hammer designs and builds passive homes to meet the Passive House design build standard. Influenced by early solar passive house design, the modern super insulated passive house building requires minimal energy for heating and cooling.
Epic Greenhouse Rocket Mass Heater - The insulation board has be laid in on the floor of the thermal-mass trench, inches of gravel added, and now the pipe has been assembled with a single screw holding each section of pipe together.
shelter In-floor radiant tubing in place prior to pouring thin concrete slab. This slab will also act as a thermal mass in this passive solar designed home. Tile will be the finished surface on the slab. Tubing could supply solar-heated hy